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NAJC President’s Message – July 2019

by Lorene Oikawa I hope you have plans to enjoy the many events and festivals happening this summer and also include a bit of...

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NAJC BC Redress Consultation Update

NAJC Announces the Scheduling of Online and In-Person Consultations on BC Redress The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) consultations on BC Redress, funded...

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District of Tofino Apologizes for 1947 Discriminatory Motion

REPORT ON THE APOLOGY ISSUED BY THE DISTRICT OF TOFINO Report submitted by Keiko Miki, NAJC Vice President and Chair of NAJC Human Rights...

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NAJC President’s Message – June 2019

by Lorene Oikawa I am writing this message in Winnipeg where many events are taking place to mark the centenary of the 1919 Winnipeg...

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BC Redress

Over 60 years of racist legislation and discrimination in British Columbia (BC) culminated in the province’s critical role in the forced removal, internment, confiscation...

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NAJC SUPPORTS UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA FIELD SCHOOL

OUR GOAL FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION The NAJC has a mandate to publicly educate learners – of all ages – about our history which includes...

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NAJC Response to the Sri Lankan Bombings

Once again the world is shaken by the news of another series of bombings, this time in Sri Lanka. Our hearts and minds are...

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Introducing our 2019 JCYL National Ambassadors!

The NAJC Young Leaders Committee is excited to announce our Japanese Canadian Young Leaders National Ambassadors who will be attending COPANI XX in San Francisco...

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COPANI XX – Last Chance for Early Bird Registration

COPANI XX in San Francisco LAST CHANCE FOR EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION 20th Biennial Pan American Nikkei Convention SEPTEMBER 20-22, 2019 This is your last...

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NAJC President’s Message – April 2019

 By Lorene Oikawa  I was at the March 21st International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination event in Vancouver. It was very appropriate...

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NAJC Response to Attacks on the New Zealand Mosques

The NAJC is shocked and saddened to learn about the recent terror attacks at the two mosques located in New Zealand. We express our deepest...

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Vancouver Asahi Heritage Minute

Ahead of the release, later this year, of Canada Post’s stamp to honour the Vancouver Asahi, Historica Canada is today releasing their latest Heritage...

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NAJC President’s Message – March 2019

by Lorene Oikawa If you didn’t see last month’s launch of the Heritage Minute about the Vancouver Asahi baseball team, you can still see...

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COPANI 2019 – San Francisco

THE FUTURE IS HERE! The Most Important Nikkei Conference in the Americas September 20-22, 2019, San Francisco, USA copani.org The Conventions of the Association...

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NAJC President’s Message – February 2019

by Lorene Oikawa By the time you read this, we will know if Wiarton Willie (Wiarton, Ontario), Shubenacadie Sam (Nova Scotia) or Fred la...

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NAJC President’s Message – January 2019

by Lorene Oikawa Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu! Happy New Year! 明けましておめでとうございます  We hope you had some relaxing times, ate good food, and enjoyed the company...

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NAJC President’s Message – December 2018

by Lorene Oikawa It’s been a whirlwind of activity going into December. We remembered the Japanese Canadians who served Canada on Remembrance Day at...

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NAJC President’s Message – November 2018

by Lorene Oikawa Last month, I had the opportunity to meet with members of the Kamloops community at the Kamloops Japanese Canadian Association (KJCA)...

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NAJC Response to Attack on the Jewish community of Pittsburgh

NAJC Statement on the Violent Attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh October 30, 2018 – The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) offers...

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CRRF Response to Attack on the Jewish community of Pittsburgh

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Condemns the Attack on the Jewish community of Pittsburgh October 29, 2018 – In response to the hate-motivated attack on...

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NAJC Young Leaders Committee

On behalf of the NAJC Young Leaders Committee, thank you to everyone who attended the NAJC AGM conference in Winnipeg this September! The NAJC...

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NAJC President’s Message – October 2018

by Lorene Oikawa The 2018 NAJC AGM and Conference wrapped up the last weekend of September in Winnipeg. Participants from across the country left...

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Putting Theory into Practice with the Archival Website Cluster

I was in my final semester of the Archives and Records Management and Museum Studies masters’ programs at the University of Toronto. I put...

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REDRESS ANNIVERARY GALA RECEPTION  

Join the Toronto NAJC on Thursday, November 8th, 2018, 7:00PM at LUMA & the Founder’s Lounge in the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Celebrate the 30th...

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